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WLN 2005
Fifth International
IEEE Workshop on Wireless Local Networks

Sydney, Australia

Topics of Interest    Important Dates    Program Committee     Standing Committee  
 Paper Submission  Registration and Final Manuscript Preparation
    Final program

To be held in conjunction with The 30th Annual IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN 2005) November 15-17,2005.

WLN 2005, the 5th international IEEE Workshop on Wireless Local Networks, will be a one-day workshop, held in conjunction with the IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN). The workshop will bring together networking researchers, engineers, and practitioners with participants from industry, academia, and government.

The workshop will be a full-day event on Tuesday November 15th. (Please also visit

Topics of Interest:

We are interested in visionary, experimental, systems-related and work in-progress papers in the area of local and personal wireless, mobile, ad hoc, wireless mesh, sensor and home networking. Within these board areas, the topics of interest include (but are not limited to):
  • Medium access techniques
  • Topology control protocol
  • Routing protocols and algorithms
  • Transport protocols
  • Cross layer design
  • Energy efficiency in protocol and systems design
  • User mobility and workloads modelling
  • Location dependent/personalised applications
  • Security issues in WLANs/WPANs
  • Ad hoc or sensor network testbeds
  • Resource allocation in wireless LANs
  • Multiple wireless protocol coexistence issues
  • Heterogeneous wireless networks
  • Self configuration for ad hoc or sensor networks
  • Interoperability issues between wireless standards/protocols and the Internet
  • Wireless network simulation and modelling techniques
  • Performance analysis of wireless networks
  • Quality of Service issues in wireless networks
  • Wireless multimedia network architectures and protocols

  •  Papers should describe original, previously unpublished work, not currently under review by another conference, workshop, or journal. There is a possibility for authors of accepted papers to present a demonstration of their work.  

    Important Dates:

    Paper submission deadline:         June 10, 2005 (5pm EST) extended to 20 June 2005, 5pm EDT
    Notification of acceptance:         July 28, 2005
    Camera-ready paper due:          August 25, 2005
    Author registration deadline:       August 19, 2005
    Workshop:                                November 15, 2005

    Registration and Final Manuscript Preparation  :

    The registration and final manuscript preparation instructions of
    WLN2005 will follow those of LCN2005. Please refer to the LCN home page for details

    Program Committee:

    Mostafa Bassiouni, University of Central Florida, USA
    Azzedine Boukerche, University of Ottawa, Canada
    Nirupama Bulusu, Portland State University
    Mihaela Cardei, Florida Atlantic University, USA
    Xiuzhen Cheng, George Washington University, USA
    Song Ci, University of Michigan-Flint, USA
    Ehab Elmallah, University of Alberta, Canada
    Guangbin Fan, University of Mississippi
    Michael Gerharz, University of Bonn, Germany
    Edwin Hernandez, Motorola, Ft. Lauderdale/FL
    Sungbum Hong, Jackson State University, USA
    Holger Karl, Technical University of Berlin, Germany
    Wayne Li, University of Toledo, USA
    Justin Lipman, Alcatel, Shanghai
    Pedro M. Ruiz Martinez, Facultad de Inform.tica, Murcia, Spain
    Jelena Misic, University of Manitoba, Canada
    Jogesh K. Muppala, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
    Ioanis Nikolaidis, University of Alberta
    Mohamed Ould-Khaoua, University of Glasgow, UK
    Pabudu Pathirana, Deakin University, Australia
    Mirela Sechi Moretti Annoni Notare, Barddal University, Brazil
    David Simplot-Ryl, University of Lille, France
    Terry Todd, McMaster University, Canada
    Ljiljana Trajkovic, Simon Fraser University, Canada
    Vassilis Tsaoussidis, Demokritos University, Greece
    Carey Williamson, University of Calgary, Canada
    Kui Wu, University of Victoria, Canada
    Yang Xiao, University of Memphis, USA
    Qing-An Zeng, University of Cincinnati
    Jingyuan Zhang,  The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

    Program Chairs:

    Dr. Chun Tung Chou
    School of Computer Science and Engineering,
    University of New South Wales,
    Sydney, Australia.
    Prof. Ivan Stojmenovic
    School of Information Technology and Engineering,
    University of Ottawa,
    Ottawa, Canada.

    Standing Committee:

    Dr. Hossam Hassanein
    Dept. of Computing and Information Science
    Queen's University
    Kingston, Ontario, Canada

    Dr. Ioanis Nikolaidis
    Dept. of Computing Science
    University of Alberta
    Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

    Dr. Matthias Frank

    Institute of Computer Science IV
    University of Bonn, Germany
    Tel: (49) 228-734550

    Prof. Azzedine Boukerche

    Director of PARADISE Research Labaratory
    SITE, University of Ottawa, Canada
    Tel: (613) 562-5800 Ext. 6712

    Paper Submission

    Papers can be submitted via the EDAS site

    Information from prior WLN workshops:

  • WLN 2004 held on November 16, 2004, in Tampa/ Florida, USA
  • WLN 2003, held on October 21, 2003, in Bonn/Königswinter, Germany.

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